Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington, 9th Prince of Waterloo, 10th Duke of Ciudad Rodrigo, 9th Duke of Victoria, 9th Marquis of Torres Vedras GE, OBE, DL (born 19 August 1945), styled Earl of Mornington between 1945 and 1972 and Marquess of Douro between 1972 and 2014, is a British peer and politician.
He was considered "the conqueror of Napoleon". He stands as one of the finest soldiers that Great Britain and Ireland has ever produced, others being the 1st Duke of Marlborough and the 2nd Duke of Argyll.  Following his victory at the Battle of Talavera, Wellesley was offered a peerage.
8 de nov. de 2019 · The current Duke is the first not to have served in the army – though his youngest son, Lord Fred Wellesley is keeping the tradition alive in the Household Cavalry. Other Dukes (often called Arthur) were well known for being the rumoured inspiration behind Jane Eyre’s Lord Rochester (2nd Duke), being a member of right-wing, anti-Semitic ...
They now contain the Wellington Exhibition, which depicts the life and times of the 1st Duke. It houses a large collection of military mementoes. The Duke's cast bronze funeral carriage, made from melted-down French cannons captured at the Battle of Waterloo, was moved to Stratfield Saye in the 1980s.
London SW1A 0PW 020 7219 5353 The Duke of Wellington's full title is The Duke of Wellington. His name is Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, and he is a current member of the House of Lords.
18 de mar. de 2015 · About Charles Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington "Arthur Charles Valerian Wellesley, 9th Duke of Wellington, OBE DL (born 19 August 1945), is the present Duke of Wellington. He is the son of Valerian Wellesley, 8th Duke of Wellington, and his wife, Diana McConnel.
16 de set. de 2015 · Last modified on Fri 9 Jun 2017 14.13 EDT. The Duke of Wellington, a hereditary peer whose father was stripped of the right to sit in the House of Lords 16 years ago, has been elected to the upper ...